Adriamycin CS

Adriamycin CS Description

doxorubicin

Manufacturer:

Pfizer

Distributor:

Zuellig Pharma

Marketer:

DKSH
Full Prescribing Info
Description
ADRIAMYCIN Injection is available in vials containing the active ingredient doxorubicin hydrochloride 10 mg/5 mL and 50 mg/25 mL.
Doxorubicin is a cytotoxic anthracycline antibiotic isolated from cultures of Streptomyces peucetius var. caesius. Doxorubicin hydrochloride is an orange-red, crystalline, hygroscopic powder that is soluble in water and slightly soluble in methanol.
Chemical name: (8S,10S)-10-[(3-Amino-2,3,6-trideoxy-α-L-lyxo-hexopranosyl)oxy]-6,8,11-trihydroxy-8-(hydroxyacetyl)-1-methoxy-7,8,9,10-tetrahydrotetracene-5,12-dione hydrochloride.
Molecular formula: C27H29NO11 HCl.
Molecular weight: 580.0
ADRIAMYCIN Injection is a red coloured, clear solution and should be stored at 2°C - 8°C.
Excipient/Inactive Ingredient: The inactive ingredient is 0.9% saline solution.
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